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Transport theory

  • Generalized Boltzmann Physical Kineticsby Boris V. Alexeev

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 210.00

    The most important result obtained by Prof. B. Alexeev and reflected in the book is connected with new theory of transport processes in gases, plasma and liquids. It was shown by Prof. B. Alexeev that well-known Boltzmann equation, which is the basement of the classical kinetic theory, is wrong in the definite sense. Namely in the Boltzmann equation... more...

  • Lecture Notes on Mathematical Theory of the Boltzmann Equationby Nicola Bellomo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1995; US$ 152.00

    This is a collection of four lectures on some mathematical aspects related to the nonlinear Boltzmann equation. The following topics are dealt with: derivation of kinetic equations, qualitative analysis of the initial value problem, singular perturbation analysis towards the hydrodynamic limit and computational methods towards the solution of problems... more...

  • Thermodynamics of Flowing Systemsby Antony N. Beris; Brian J. Edwards

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 299.99

    This much-needed monograph presents a systematic, step-by-step approach to the continuum modeling of flow phenomena exhibited within materials endowed with a complex internal microstructure, such as polymers and liquid crystals. By combining the principles of Hamiltonian mechanics with those of irreversible thermodynamics, Antony N. Beris and Brian... more...

  • Radiation Hydrodynamicsby John I. Castor

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 73.00

    Introduction to the theory and the large-scale simulation methods currently used in radiation hydrodynamics. more...

  • Transport Phenomena and Kinetic Theoryby Carlo Cercignani; Ester Gabetta

    Springer 2007; US$ 199.00

    The study of kinetic equations related to gases, semiconductors, photons, traffic flow, and other systems has developed rapidly because of its role as a mathematical tool in areas such as engineering, and others. This book presents an overview of developments in the field of mathematical kinetic theory with a focus on modeling complex systems. more...

  • Energy Localisation and Transferby Thierry Dauxois; Anna Litvak-Hinenzon; Robert MacKay; Anna Spanoudaki

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 251.00

    This book provides an introduction to localised excitations in spatially discrete systems, from the experimental, numerical and mathematical points of view. Also known as discrete breathers, nonlinear lattice excitations and intrinsic localised modes, these are spatially localised time periodic motions in networks of dynamical units. Examples of such... more...

  • Porous Media Fluid Transport and Pore Structureby F Dullien

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Porous Media: Fluid Transport and Pore Structure presents relevant data on the role of pore structure in terms of transport phenomena in pore spaces. The information is then applied to the interpretation of various experiments and results of model calculations. This book emphasizes the discussion of ""flow through porous media"" in terms of interactions... more...

  • Porous Mediaby F. A.L. Dullien; Howard Brenner

    Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95

    This book examines the relationship between transport properties and pore structure of porous material. Models of pore structure are presented with a discussion of how such models can be used to predict the transport properties of porous media. Portions of the book are devoted to interpretations of experimental results in this area and directions for... more...

  • Multicomponent Interfacial Transportby Kirill Glavatskiy

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    A thermodynamically consistent description of the transport across interfaces in mixtures has for a long time been an open issue. This research clarifies that the interface between a liquid and a vapor in a mixture is in local equilibrium during evaporation and condensation. It implies that the thermodynamics developed for interfaces by Gibbs can be... more...

  • Computational Methods in Transportby Frank Graziani

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    The focus of this book deals with a cross cutting issue affecting all transport disciplines, whether it be photon, neutron, charged particle or neutrino transport. That is, verification and validation (V&V). In other words, are the equations being solved correctly and are the correct equations being solved? Verification and validation assures a scientist,... more...